Vitali Klitschko - Boxer and Ukrainian Opposition MP

From fist fights in parliament to dodgy elections and the imprisonment of the country's main opposition leader, politics in Ukraine is a brutal business. So it is perhaps fitting that the rising star of the Ukrainian opposition just happens to be the world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko. He is tough, wealthy and ambitious but does he have what it takes to win in Ukraine's turbulent political arena?

(Image: Vitali Klitschko. Credit: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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25 minutes

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Wed 3 Apr 2013 19:05 GMT